Throughout her 15 year career with the City of Plano, LaShon was passionate about the importance of education and employee development. In recognition of her passion, the City of Plano’s Training Program has been renamed the LaShon Ross Institute for Education and Development.
The Institute supports employees by providing opportunities to gain the skills and confidence needed to excel, thus empowering, strengthening and inspiring them to reach their full potential professionally and personally. Additionally, the Institute is dedicated to providing tailored development programs in order to help employees meet career goals and foster career growth while also supporting the City of Plano’s staffing needs.
Programs under the Institute include tuition reimbursement, Leadership for the 21st Century, the Management Preparation Program of Plano (MP3), administrative professionals training, supervisor training, personal enrichment and other city-wide training courses.